“The King of Sweden”

The King of Sweden’s a real Prince Charming. The validity of his royal titles are seriously in doubt. Like his cohorts, Minnie the Moocher and A Bloke Named Smokey, he’s an extremely skilled con. Prior to his days amongst the royal court, he played upright bass in an African-American Harlem jazz band, moonlighted as a Russian playwright …

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A Bloke Named Smokey

Now, A Bloke Named Smokey is a real big pusher-man. The Smoke Daddy. Like a fog real heavy, he closin’ down the streets, daddio. The Smoke Daddy, he’s lining his pockets. A well to do man of ill repute might treat a girl like Minnie real sweet. This fog he can secrete (“Haze”) is a …

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Minnie the Moocher

Minnie The Moocher is actually Lena Lunceford. Lena was a bit of a party girl; a sensuality to match her fiery red hair which isn’t so important except to say she was red hot mama. She’d be the kinda girl who’d get good men in trouble, if she didn’t find so much of it for …

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